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Prognosis metastatic breast cancer liver

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 36 years experience
It can be: Works ok and will reduce tumor burden.
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Medical Oncology 25 years experience
Mets in liver: If someone had just one met, cyberknife, rfa, nano knife, cryo ablation or surgical resection any of them can be considered. It would be important to ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Bad sign?: Your mom's physicians have presumably explained to her that her cancer is not curable, and that the amount of time that she has left is unpredictable.... Read More
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Not neccessarily : To my knowledge, there is no direct correlation of this type of behavior to the cancer prognosis. This can also be seen in elderly people without canc... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 26 years experience
More info. : Liver cysts are common, are most often benign and usually asymptomatic. Metastasies are usually solid. But given your history you would like to be sur... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Treatable,NotCurable: The term "prognosis" is like an on/off switch and does not take into account disease control and quality of life. After all, diabetes is incurable but... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
This depends: The answer depends on many factors. How old is the persone, what other medical problems do they have, when did the breast cancer first occur, what oth... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Metatstatic: Metastatic means cancer cells spreading or moving to other sites. Breast cancer cells can spread via lymphatics to lymph nodes. Breast cancer cells ca... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Cancer has spread: Metastatic, or stage 4 breast cancer, means the cancer has spread into other places in the body. Breast cancer at this stage can be treated, sometime... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
It's not: There are many treatments for metastatic breast cancer which can control it for years. Although it can be treated, it is rarely cured. That is becau... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
None effective: I do not know of any effective "natural" treatments for breast cancer. Letting nature take its course will lead to the death of the patient. Conven... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Cancer 'elsewhere': Metastatic cancer is cancer that has spread from its organ of origin to another part of the body. For example, the most common sites of metastases fo... Read More
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